Hyrum Henderson

4 December 1840–29 May 1909 (Age 68)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum

When Hyrum Henderson was born on 4 December 1840, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Samuel Henderson, was 55 and his mother, Elizabeth Harris, was 40. He married Julia Ann Lindsay on 13 October 1865, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 11 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Hunters Hot Springs, Park, Montana, United States in 1900. He died on 29 May 1909, in Burlington, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Burlington Cemetery, Burlington, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Henderson
Julia Ann Lindsay
Marriage: 13 October 1865
Julia Ann Henderson
Elizabeth Celestine Henderson
Harriet Hazeltine Henderson
Hyrum Henderson
Hannah Abigail Henderson
Rosilla Henderson
Priscilla Henderson
Samuel William Henderson
Nancy Agnes Henderson
Laura Louisa Henderson
Rachel Elvira Henderson
David Monroe Henderson
Dora Isabell Henderson
Mary Henderson
Thomas Marion Henderson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 October 1865Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 1
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: usually from Middle English and Older Scots Hener(i)son ‘Henry's son’, occasionally from Middle English Hendeson ‘son of Hen’, a pet form of Henry , both with an intrusive -d-. Compare Hendrie . In Scotland Henderson was sometimes substituted for McKendrick .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (16)

    • Hyram Henderson in household of Elizabeth Henderson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hyrum Henderson in household of Samuel Henderson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Hyrum Henderson, "Illinois, Hancock County, Nauvoo Community Project, 1839-1846 (BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy)"

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